This CQ lamp, dated May, 1926, in Dick Sellers' collection,
has a 318 shade that Coleman originally had made for torch lighting Models M and N.
This shade is brown as are other shades designated 318 by Coleman.
David Jahn thinks this shade was sold on the later Quick-Lites,
as seen here, to use up old stock.
This Coleman CQ lamp is dated July '26.
On the left it is fitted with the #307 green cased shade
that has white glass underneath
and on the right with the #324 shade finished in green.
This lamp and shades are in Dean DeGroff's collection.
This Model BQ Bracket Lamp is shown with the #307 white ribbed shade.
This lamp is in Dwayne Hanson's collection.
It was made in the late teens to early 30's.
This lamp is not marked.
Coleman made the Model 117 lamp in the late 1920's
This lamp has the slant burner with Q77 generator
and takes a separate pump.
It has the #443 Kremelite shade (left) and #444 Peacock shade (right).
This lamp is in Dean DeGroff's collection.
Coleman Wichita made Model 118 in the late 1920's.
The lamp, in Ed Dennis's collection,
had lost much of its original gold Colac finish
so Ed experimented with reproducing
this special finish with fine results.
Models F-102 (left), F-104 (center), and F-105 (right) table lamps
were made by Coleman for their Sunshine Products Co., Chicago, Illinois.
Note the carburetor valve in the F-104 & F-105; these lamps are instant lighting.
The F-102 & F-104, in Neil McRae's collection, feature the same shade,
while the "corrugated" shade on the F-105 is the only difference besides the finish (bronze vs. brass)
between these latter two models; both of these lamps are stamped CQ and May, 1932.
These two shades were the only ones offered by Sunshine Products as was true of the earlier Sunshine Safety Lamp Co.
Coleman Model 130P came with a parchment shade, hence the P suffix.
Erwin Schäfer made this 347 shade based on the original Coleman design.
The lamp has the original mica globe.
This gasoline model has a Silvertone finish,
is match lighting, and requires a separate pump.
Only the year number, 1934, can be read on this lamp.
While it lacks an original shade,
this Coleman Model 131 lamp has a reproduction mica chimney
made by Fred Kuntz, who owns this lamp.
This lamp is dated July, 1934.
Models 134G (left) and 134A (right) are match lighting models;
they require a separate pump and were economy models.
Model 134G came with the Pyrex globe, and had a Silvertone finish;
This lamp is dated June 1935.
Model 134A, in Bob Meyer's collection, came with the original mica globe
and parchment shade as seen here, and with an Ivory finish.
This lamp is dated Aug. 39.
Coleman made this Model 133 in June, 1935.
Model 133 is another instant lighting gasoline model made in Wichita.
The two pint fount is finished in two tone Indian Bronze paint,
seen here with the 355 globe but not the parchment shade.
The lamp requires a separate pump.
This lamp is in Frederik Tivemark's collection.
Model 129 is similar in features to 134 models above
except that it is a kerosene model.
This lamp, in Jim Lawrence's collection, was also made in the mid-1930's
and took No 355 globe and a parchment shade.
The finish on this lamp is Indian Bronze.
The Model 150 gasoline lamp came in a glossy-black (150B), spring-green (150G),
cream-ivory (150I), or wine-red (150R) base.
The 150 series were match generating, according to a 1937 Coleman Wichita catalog.
When equipped with a T44K generator, they were kerosene fueled,
torch generating, and had the suffix K in the model number.
These 300 cp lamps, which require a separate pump, are in Jerry Engbring's collection.
They originally came with mica globes and parchment shades.
The Model 151 instant lighting gasoline lamp came in a glossy-black (151B) or spring-green (151G) base.
These three mantle, 450 cp lamps also appear in the 1937s Coleman Wichita catalog.
Note the tip cleaner wheel (left) on this model that also featured a built-in pump
and came with a parchment shade over the Pyrex glass globe.
The lamp on the left is in Jerry Engbring's collection
and the lamp on the right is in Dean DeGroff's collection.
This is the Model 143 table lamp with a parchment shade.
This lamp is in Dwayne Hanson's collection.
The lamp has an inner Pyrex globe
that allowed for the use of a Coleman "Sheer-Lite" shade.
This shade is the Poinsettia pattern.
It was manufactured in October, 1938.
Coleman's Model 138 is a two-burner,
kerosene-fueled lamp that was made in the later 1930's.
This one, with an undated fount, is in Verne Sullivan's collection.
It lacks the parchment shade but has the finial and inner Pyrex globe.
Models 138, 138A, and 138B are named in Coleman catalogs
but the details of their differences are not known.
Instant-Lite Model 132A was manufactured from 1935-49.
The coppertone version (left) is date stamped Aug. 1937.
It has the 355 globe but lacks the parchment shade.
The ivory with gold accent version (right), in John Carriere's collection,
is date stamped Nov. 1940.
The parchment shade is a replacement;
it is protected within by the 355 Coleman globe.
Model 139 table lamp came with a parchment shade (not shown)
which was protected by the 355 Pyrex globe as seen here.
The lamp could be run on kerosene or gasoline
with a T44K or T44G generator respectively.
This lamp, in Herman Mulder's collection, is date stamped July, 1946.
Coleman's Model 152 & 152A (below) were the last lamp models made in Wichita.
These lamps are both dated Jan. 1947, early in the production of this model.
The lamp on the left, in Bill Tanner's collection, came with a 355 globe and parchment shade.
This model ran on white gas or kerosene and is running here on kerosene.
The lamp on the right, in Dorothy Nietfeldt's collection, is seen with the original parchment shade.
$11.95 is the price in marking pencil on the box for this lamp.
Model 152A was a gasoline only model
so there is no instructional decal on the fount.
This lamp, in Bob Meyer's collection, is date stamped A 48.
The plastic pleated shade is shown
in Coleman catalogs and may have come with the lamp.
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